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Low Island

Tucked away in their Oxford studio, UK-band Low Island have been carefully honing a unique combination of stirring electronics, explosive indie and infectious pop across 2 albums and a host of EPs. It’s a balance they’ve been devotedly fine-tuning over the years, releasing everything on their own label, Emotional Interference.

Described by the band as ‘a love letter to a wasted 20s,’ debut If You Could Have It All Again found champions in Zane Lowe (‘incredible band’) and Rolling Stone, who praised their marriage of ‘pop instinct with avant garde ambition.’ The album reached #17 in the UK Downloads Charts, featuring a song on FIFA’s soundtrack.

Follow up Life In Miniature looked over 3 years of seismic life changes - of leaving home, losing loved ones and falling in love - presenting a ‘beautiful tapestry’ of ‘lyrical gut punches and life-affirming sonic uplift’ (Gigwise), with a live schedule including their first EU headline tour and dates with Hot Chip and X Ambassadors.

Previously appearing at festivals including Glastonbury and Lollapalooza Berlin, Low Island bring their cathartic anthems to SXSW 23.
‘Arena-ready’ Line of Best Fit
‘Their future in music is bright’ Paste

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Details

From:

Oxford, UK-ENGLAND

Genre:

Electronic

Subgenre:

Indie Pop